NAPLES, Fla.- Naples Police are investigating a home invasion that happened yesterday on the 900 block of 17th Ave. S., in which a family was bound with duct tape and robbed at gunpoint.
According to the report, two children and three adults were at the residence when two armed, unidentified, masked suspects approached from the north east side of the home. The suspects were carrying silver, semi-automatic weapons and immediately took the adults' phones from them.
The victims told police they were lined up near the kitchen and asked where the master bedroom was located. In single file line, the family was then moved toward the master bedroom while being held at gunpoint. One of the children was able to tell that it was just before 9:00 p.m. off of a clock in the bedroom when they entered. The victims stated that the gunmen did not threaten to kill or shoot them.
Once they were all in the bedroom, all five victims were reportedly bound with duct tape. Four were placed face down and the fifth was taped to a chair facing away from the others. The suspects then asked where the money and jewelry was. One of the victims, prior to being bound, handed over her wedding band and ring. One suspect stayed with the family while the other proceeded to rummage through the home in order to find money and jewelry.
Approximately 40 minutes into the ordeal, one of the suspects asked where the keys to the car was. Both suspects fled the scene in a black BMW. After they left, the victims were able to free themselves and contact police.
A black BMW that was later recovered behind Tommy Bahamas, according to police.
The investigation continues. If you have any information, you are asked to call SWFL Crime Stoppers at 1-800-780-TIPS.